Bollywood actor known for his vibrancy fashion, be it in airport or in events has been booked for his recent photoshoot post in Instagram and twitter account that went viral.
The audience’s expeditious response over the actor’s nude pictures is boosting the internet. An FIR (First Information Report) has been lodged by Mumbai Police Station based on the complaints of an NGO runner, Lalit. According to the complainant, such obscene pictures of the renowned actor may have a bad influence amongst kids who have a soft spot for the actor. Adding to which the complainant also alleged that the picture insulted women’s modesty or sentiments.
Mumbai police registered a case under IPC Section 292, 293, 509, and IT section 67.
IPC Section 292: a book, pamphlet, paper, writing, drawing, painting, representation, figure, or any other object, shall be deemed to be obscene if it is lascivious or appeals to the prurient interest or if its effect, or (where it comprises two or more distinct items) the effect of any one of its items, is, if taken as a whole, such as to tend to deprave and corrupt person.
IPC Section 293: Whoever sells, lets to hire, distributes, exhibits, or circulates to any person under the age of twenty years any such obscene object as is referred to in the last preceding section, or offers or attempts so to do, shall be punished 2[on first conviction with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to three years, and with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees, and, in the event of a second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and also with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees].
IPC Section 509: Whoever, intending to insult the modesty of any woman, utters any words, makes any sound or gesture, or exhibits any object, intending that such word or sound shall be heard, or that such gesture or object shall be seen, by such woman, or intrudes upon the privacy of such woman, [shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, and also with fine].
IT Section 67A: Whoever publishes or transmits or causes to be published or transmitted in the electronic form any material which contains sexually explicit act or conduct shall be punished on first conviction with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years and with fine which may extend to ten lakh rupees.
However, experts believe is harassment.
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